Montreat College
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Josh Riccardi
Position: Assistant Coach
Years Coached: 6th Season
Office: 828-669-8012 x3420
Cell: 828-329-3319

Josh Riccardi begins his fifth year as the Assistant Coach of the Men's Soccer program.  Coach Riccardi oversees the growth and development of the Reserve Team, focusing on individual goals and helping his players reach the pinnacle of their potential both academically and athletically.  He also assists the Men's Varsity team.

Riccardi, a Montreat alum, played three years for the Cavaliers.  Though a defender at heart, he transformed into a player that could be put into any position on the field.  While a player, the Cavaliers continued to improve, culminating in two post season appearances.

Five years ago, the Montreat Men's soccer program expanded to include a Reserves squad and Coach Riccardi has been at it's reigns ever since.  With an intense focus on the development of the player's technical abilities, Riccardi has pushed some players to later become important figures on the Varsity squad.

Josh Riccardi is originally from Clearwater, Florida where he attended St. Petersburg College before finishing his academic career at Montreat College.  He now resides is Black Mountain, North Carolina.  His favorite verse is Proverbs 27:19.  Coach Riccardi is a USSF State D license holder.

 2011 Men's Soccer Roster
Roster for 2011 Men's Soccer Team
#NameCl.Pos.Ht.Wt.HometownPrevious School
Michael Bruce*JRG5-11155East Kilbride, ScotlandShortwe College
0Ben HayesFRG6-1230Asheville, N.C.West Henderson
1Lucas CarvalhoFRG6-1180Joao Pessoa, BrazilColegio Motiva
2Cesar LopezSOD5-10150San Salvador, El SavadorEuroamericano Bilingual School
3Alexandru PopaJRD6-0178Craiova, RomaniaRavenscroft School
4Adrian ErwinSOD5-7145Mandeville, JamaicadeCarteret College
5Rafael Leo VelasquezSRM6-2180Tegucigalpa, HondurasOwen
6Javier CuellarSRM5-11215San Salvador, El Salvador
7Craig WilsonSRM5-8150Carenage, Trinidad & TobagoRadford University
8Emmanuel JosephSRM6-2170Carenage,TrinidadRadford University
9Alan JacksonFRF6-2180Melbourne, Fla.Viera
10Leo WalkerSRF5-8175Kingston, Jamaica
11Maximiliano VieraSOM5-8150Montevideo, UruguaySagrado Corazon de Jesus
12Austin ShattuckJRM5-10160Sylva, N.C.Balsom Cove Christian Academy
13Robert GaddyJRD6-4180Asheville, N.C.Clyde A. Erwin
14Juan OrozcoFRM5-6155Melbourne, Fla.Florida Air Academy
15Arturo HenriquezFRF5-5130Santiago, Chile
16Silas AlvesFRF5-8160Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
17Stefan CazzonnelliFRD6-2180Weil am Rhein, Germany
18Julio CuellarFRD5-5155San Salvador, El SalvadorLone Star College
18Cody LaBelleSOM5-6130Hendersonville, N.C.Blue Ridge CC
19Brock OwensFRD6-0170Spartanburg, N.C.
20David FriedrichsJRM5-11155Midlothian, Va.Monacan
21Phil SpenceJRD5-10160Tamnamore, Northern Ireland
* Redshirt
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Head Coach
2nd season
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Assistant Coach
6th season
 2011 Club Men's Soccer Roster
Roster for 2011 Club Men's Soccer Team
#NameCl.Pos.Ht.Wt.HometownPrevious School
Jacob AyusoSOMID6-0175Mt. Tabor High School
Cole DavisFR  
Ishmael DulaSO  
Nick GerstungFR  
Jonathan KingFRMID5-6135Shelby, NCShelby High School
Frankie LeoFRMID6-0145Staunton, VAGrace Christian School
Jacob LesterFR  
Seth McClearySRW6-1150HCA
Ayobami OyemadeSOF5-11150Nigerian International School
Christian WilliamsFRD5-10175Lexington, NCSheets Memorial Christian School
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